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's not without the controversy, but the budget cuts that are from educators to parents about the morality of corporate advertising in schools is certainly causing a stir. yet, filling the financial shortfall is the biggest prem fa prem-- problem facing schools today. and he needs funding. >> american public education is in financial crisis. >> he heads up education funding partners, a colorado firm that matches it with schools looking for cash. >> they want the right partners and the right controls, our model gives them that control. >> over the years more schools have been turning to corporate sponsors for much needed revenue. they struck a deal with staples in exchange for ads on the district's website and a supply list containing a coupon and kids got to attend the science enrichment program. >> it's really about selling anything, it's about allowing companies to come in and partner for a good cause and public education in responsible ways. >> there are aggressive campaigns out there buses and playing fields becoming common. for some districts it's what keep the doors open. critics arg
. some join right out of high school with the promise that they can further their education while in the military. this helps not only our troops but an educated military helps america. now the administration has broken another promise. thousands of troops can no longer go to college because the education program has been scuttled. for the sake of politics, the chicken little administration has handpicked programs to cut that would make americans feel the sequester the most. one of those programs is the military tuition assistance program. mr. speaker, tuition assistance for our military is not much money. the pentagon, the department of defense, has a budget of $700 billion. this little program is .1% of e $700 billion department of defense program. the tuition assistance program is great because it's one of the ways our government can take care of our men and women who help us. it's allowed members of the military to take 870,000 courses and graduate 50,000 individuals from many degrees. that is remarkable. but the program is gone thus sayeth the white house. the over the past f
campaigning for girls rights to an education. taliban extremists shot her in the head. since then, she has been receiving treatment in birmingham. >> at 15, she has already seized responsibility, taking her fight for education to the world stage. there's even talk of a nobel peace prize. concerns today, her are those of every other british teenager. it is all about making friends. she is doing her best. >> she herself wants to be a normal teenage girl and to have the support of other girls around her. i think that is something she has very much missed during her time in hospital. >> she will enter in your 9 -- year 9. >> today, tens of thousands of people filled st. peter's square for the first public mass of pope francis. the newly installed pontiff said out his priorities and thrilled the crowd, riding around in an open vehicle. our correspondent has the story. >> he wants his pontificate to be marked by humility, to be a pope close to the people, so gone are the bullet through screens that would separate him from the masses. he mary's the authority of the papacy with the informal sponta
were widely denied an education. now, more than eight million students attend afghan schools and more than 40% of them are female. in 2001 afghanistan had 20,000 teachers, all male. today there are 200,000 teachers including 60,000 women. the number of schools in afghanistan has grown from 3400 in 2001 to more than 16,000 today. per capita gdp has grown fourfold since 2001. afghan life expectancy has increased 20 years since then. more than 18 million afghans now have telephone access compared to about one million ten years ago. now these facts do not eliminate the difficulties that we face. they continue insurgency, a neighbor, pakistan that remains a safe haven for insurgents moving across the border. an ineffective and often corrupt central government and other major barriers to stability and to progress. just as it is important for us to be realistic about the challenges that we face in afghanistan, it's also important that we recognize the advances that have an bp made. so that we can reinforce actions that promote success. i just mentioned two here. the first is to continue to w
and innovation that relates to energy. it's about investing in education so that we are competitive and number one to build that, strengthens and sustains our commitment to our seniors, whether it's their economic or their health security. in contrast to the ryan bill, billion, almost $100 $the 8 billion from pell grants, $100 billion from pell grants, and in the decade ends the is a job uarantee loser in the short-term and even more so in the long-term. so the contrast could not have been different. one, a statement of our values to support of the middle class, which is the backbone of our democracy. again honoring the vows of our founders. the other a job loser ends the medicare guarantee and makes it more difficult for young people to afford a college education. be - now our members will taking that message home about the contrast in budget priorities about the observance of the third year anniversary of health care, affordable care act, and what that means in the lives of america's working families. and in celebration of the fact that we have a new inspirational leader until rome, pope f
in education and if they want to get involved, it's completely up to them, students first.org it doing, according to many critics and others, all kinds of interesting work. most importantly, the book -- there's a lady that asked a question. she has two or throw books. the book has received incredible reviews. i you have any stake in education or education means anything to you personally, your kids, your family, the future of the country, they're pointing to many individuals, it's a must-read and i'd strongly recommend. so, in that note, please join in the thanking michelle rhee. [applause] >> up next, after words with guest host jamie weinstein. this week, kim ghattas and her book: the secretary, a journey with hillary clinton from beirut to the heart of american power." she conditions miss clinton's role, and whether u.s. power is in decline. the program is about an hour. >> where we should begin is to talk about your biography. i think as much as this book is about hillary clinton and her time as secretary of state, it's also about your experience from beirut to covering the secret
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while still spending $13 million on education aid in pakistan. that is where the hatred against the u.s. is at record levels. that is just a fraction of the $370 million we spend on all fouraid. and to egypt, i and the country not happy with us. this administration is missing a golden opportunity with this sequester. instead of acting like a two-year-old throwing a temper tantrum, instead of laying people off and closing the white house, why not really look at where the money is going, look at the smart ways we can meet spending requirements. we just ask for the ones you spend your money wisely. because it is our money, now we want to know what you think. should we send money to pakistan while cutting military aid to american soldiers? log onto gerriwillis.com and i will share the results at the end of tonight's show. we will be asking are we facing a new housing bubble? and blaming congress for troubles, is it fair? and what is next for the housing behemoth? and with that: you're history. instead of looking behind... delta is looking beyond. 80 thousand of us investing billions... in
and educate the people in pakistan? the administration has the power and ability to make it right. but this program is not reinstated, i'm going to introduce legislation to withhold nondefense foreign aid from pakistan until this wonderful program for our troops is fully funded. >> brian: he will introduce the bill in a few hours. we gave pakistan $12.7 million for education last year, a quarter of the tuition help needed for the marines. >> anna: in a stunning new report on mammograms, researchers saying 60% of abnormal mammograms turn out not to be cancer and they can lead to unnecessary surgery or biopsy. this is taking a serious mental toll on some patients. women who received a false positive report that they have anxiety and depression three years after learning that they're cancer free. >> steve: meanwhile, here is a story you'll be talk being all day. tv anchors are supposed to be ready for anything that they read on the teleprompter, right? >> and we do have some breaking news to report to you. fox 54 has just learned that a huntsville news anchor is being proposed on liv
. the future's bright but only if we educate the half truths and begin telling the real story of america's natural gas revolution. the stories about technology, private sector innovation, investment, financial risk, thousands of new jobs, new competition, new growth, a growing and better standard of living for more americans, lower energy costs, new industries, a revitalized energy sector, more jobs, more growth, energy security and optimism. this is the story of america's natural gas revolution. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the entleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from illinois seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized for ne minute. >> mr. speaker, the ryan budget once again places the burden of deficit reduction on working americans while failing to stop the frivolous spending of oil subsidies for companies that cost americans billions of dollars every year. ms. duckworth: i'm concerned that it will
on the state, education, general fund. >> new york and california, 100 percent goes to education. most of it is to -- pennsylvania all to senior citizens. veterans affairs, that teach thing. there are some states, like rhode island, where it can go into the general fund and the state can use it as its session. as i said, they have plenty of things to spend it on now. >>heather: so, do you think more states will consider having the lottery? >> they don't have any money. they are either going to raise taxes which is not popular at all or cut spending and they are doing all of those things. this has proven to be such a huge money maker for states. it's $20 billion more in just a few years they is earned. it is a lot of money. >>heather: you mention the payout of $4 2 billion in prize money and that was included because we were all offer it, and the payout included $587 million powerball jackpot in 2012 and now we have $338 million and already this year in 2013. >> but the winners do not get all that money. uncle sam takes his and it depends whether you take a lump sum. 80 percent choose t
fallon have not been able to match. your youtube channel is huge. >> it educates you because it is very democratic. people are really voting for what they think is funny by watching it and passing it around to their friends. >> i would like the people who are at home watching the emmys right now to help me pull a big prank on the people who are not watching. it's been a big year for kimmel and in addition to the emmys and providing comedy for the white house correspondents association dinner he got engaged. so you're marrying one of your writers. >> i am, yes. she got hired as a writer's assistant and she started writing jokes. after a while it became obvious that we had to hire her as a writer. her material was so strong. for me, weirdly, that's like a -- that just -- that's really like what attracted me to her. she's funny. >> why is that weird? that's nice. >> i guess it's good but it is weird to be, you know, to have a work assignment be what attracted you to somebody. that is kind of -- >> that's not weird. you're in love with her mind. >> there you go. >> i mean she is very beauti
in pakistan and got attention as she pushed for education rights for girls. she has a reason to celebrate in her new home. >> paula faris behind the wheel, learning firsthand about driving distracted when her kids are demanding her attention from the back seat. the safety lessons she learned that could happy any parent. >>> first the historic visit by president obama to israel. the first time mr. obama visited the jewish state in his presidency. he will be greeted in tel aviv by top israeli leaders and then whisked to high-level meetings. >> the trip is expected to be rich in symbolism, and a speech by the president to israeli people to pledge friendship and security. >> with the mideast in turmoil and because of so much uncertainty in the region the trip is a high profile one. >> alex marquardt is in jerusalem. where the president meets with prime minister netanyahu today. alex, good morning, the trip we hear so much about symbolism is that code for not a lot of substance. break it down for us. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, i think you are absolutely right. the trip
it in five years. rand paul's budget. very quickly, the names of those departments. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess with gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. and liberal activists preventing drivers license from being issued. we are on the case ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds be
. rand pa's budget. very quickly, the names of those departments. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess with gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. that is coming up next. andliberal activists preventing today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of ame
. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess with gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. and liberal activists preventing thank you orville and wilbur... ...amelia... neil and buzz: for teaching us that you can't create the future... by clinging to the past. and with that: you're history. instead of looking behind... delta is looking beyond. 80 thousand of us investing billions... in everything from the best experiences belo.. to the finest comforts above. we're not simply saluting history... we're making it. lou: new york's governor is
of those departments. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess with gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. and liberal activists preventing hey, buddy? oh, hey, flo. you want to see something cool? snapshot, from progressive. my insurance company told me not to talk to people like you. you always do what they tell you? no... try it, and see what your good driving can save you. you don't even have to switch. unless you're scared. i'm not scared, it's... you know we can still see you. no, you can't. pretty sure we can... try snapshot today -- n
departments. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess with gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. that is coming up next. and liberal activists preventing before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making itard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing betr.
paul's budget. very quickly, the names of those departments. education and energy, about 73,000 federal employees. >> i think that his budget is reckless and irresponsible. it has no chance of passage. >> i think it is a very good plan. >> i would like to add six federal agencies. >> we have commerce -- books -- energy, hard. [laughter] >> he is just doing a rick perry impression for us to bring back a moment of nostalgia. the a-team is going to be right back with us. more with the a-team leader later in the broadcast. up next, governor cuomo running a helping hand to hollywood. the governor is learning why you don't mess wh gun control. not even in new york state. that is coming up next. that is coming up next. and liberal activists preventing all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. st seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. ♪ [
afghanistan, it was the enthusiasm of this new generation of afghans for their education. they saw that it wasn't just the key to employment, they saw it was a key to the future of afghanistan. i thought that was very positive and ferry much an indicator of the sense of this new generation of afghans who see the future of afghanistan very much about afghanistan and or tribal ethnicity orientation. to that extent i did spend time with the schools. one of the schools in particular i spent a lot of time with in kabul. which thechool in youngsters -- unsponsored them with scholarships. these youngsters saw their future tied to their own professions. she wanted to be a doctor, he wanted to be a lawyer, she wanted to be an engineer. they saw their future as tied to afghanistan and not to a job and not to necessarily their tribe or ethnicity. i think where we have come from in the middle of 2011 to where we are today in so many ways with development of the ansf and the capacity to operate in the field, this has been a real benefit to afghanistan as a state in afghanistan as a people. was
mean weapons for the jordanians, and over the long term what it means is helping with the education of jordanian citizens. it means even my own view is a lot could be done in the intermediate term by american programs that would educate jordanian children so they learned english and so they could operate computers, so that they could use the internet. jenna: to engage on different levels throughout the generations of that country. "the washington post" has come out with an article today that questions whether or not the obama administration has a contingency plan two years into this conflict. the administration has been vague about what they want to do if a red line is crossed with chemical weapons or what the plan is moving forward. do you think that is because they don't want to release the plan to the public because it's classified or do you think they maybe don't have a plan? >> i hope it's because they don't want to release it to the public. i worry that they haven't formulated one. we always have to understand in the middle east, and i think it's taken the obama administratio
the taliban shot her in the head for promoting education. today she started school in england where her family relocated. she says while he misses her friends in pakistan, she is looking forward to meeting her new teachers. the taliban vowed to finish the job if she ever returns to pakistan. earlier this week she was nominated for the nobel peace prize. >> then, there's this. before we wrap things up. a long list of mistakes made by an accused counterfeiter. the first problem was trying to return a printer. not so bad except the guy tried to do it without a receipt or proof of purchase, and when the employee checked the pointer employees discovered, mistake two, he left a sheet of bills in there. and then he refused to leave the store. mistake number three. the employees called the cop and the guy made mistake number four, resisting arrest. finally the police did arrest and search the guy and found mistake number five, he was carrying three more counter get 100 $bills. a genius. >> we just got wore on the "associated press" right during the commercial break, the statue of liberty was shut down
of deficit. there are those that invest in human capital or infrastructure or investing in education, and those which do not, which endanger our future by adding to the national debt. and this war deficit was of the second type. third point that i am passionate about, although it is difficult for many people to be passionate about accounting, but i am passionate about the lack of war accounting. one of the purposes of our book and the several book chapters that we have written since then is to argue that bad accounting matters. the u.s. owes nearly a trillion dollars in what business would call deferred compensation to the men and women who fought the war, but this liability does not appear anywhere on the national balance sheet. we did not account for the value iraqe 6658 lives lost in and afghanistan. that is just the troops, not civilians, not contractors, except for small amount of life insurance money. even though civilian government agencies estimate the value of life at $7.20 million, so osha atepa would account for it $7.20 million. we have accrued trillion of dollars and mor
to prohibit discrimination or preferential treatment in education, government contracting and unemployment based on race, sex, ethnicity or national origin. the case will be heard in the fall. let's bring back the gaggle. i want to talk about the other big issue in the news which is guns. kristin, your party, this doesn't seem like we have no assault weapons ban, certainly there's going to be a vote, unlikely to pass. we have nothing on high capacity magazines. where does it go from here? >> trying to find the small victories that can be scored. a lot of republicans are in favor of things that try to keep guns out of the hands of folks with serious mental health problems. those are the steps i think we will be taking. >> background checks passed? >> you have 85% of gun owners. >> 85% in quinnipiac poll. >> it depends on whether joe man chen, senator from west virginia can get a deal that brings some republicans. >> plug? >> all about me, gibbs birthday week. wednesday was my brother, friday my dad, today is mine. happy birthday to my brother. >> shoutout to my six-year-old niece, her birth
by her father. the 15-year-old was targeted because she spoke up for girl's education in pakistan. malala says she's excited to head back to the classroom. >> i think it is the happiest moment that i am going back to my school. and today i have my books, my bag and i will learn and talk to my friends, i will talk to my teacher. >> imagine, she was shot in the head. >> in the head. >> her recovery has been just extraordinary. she did of course become an international symbol for women's rights because of all of this. even got nominated for the nobel peace prize. >> very precocious young lady. >>> at the vatican, new insight on pope fran tis cis on the iss same sex marriage. >> the "new york times" is reporting the pope has a practical side on this divisive issue. >> and he may be actually open to the notion of civil unions. john allen joining us again from rome. good to see you again, john. "new york times" reporting that then-cardinal bergoglio in 2010 quietly suggested the church come out in support of civil unions. at the same time he was publicly leading the charge against same sex marr
is joining us from huber, n.c. caller: the real problem is that we do not educate our children and young people about guns and how to respect them. and how to properly use one. family does not own a gun, the chances of your child going into a house with guns is very high. they have been a part of america for a long time. we need to educate our young people on the dangers of them. host: thank you for the call. from our facebook page, tracy has this point of view. of these mass shootings were care -- host: bill joins us on the phone from wichita, kansas. your thoughts on this? caller code to me it is light brown 3, bomb in the record, here we go again. three,s like round the bumping up the record, here we go again. what -- where in the world are the parents of these kids? especially this one in georgia with the poor baby who was shot and killed. what is a 13-year-old and 16- year-old kid doing with an unloaded handgun? figure this out. it has to go back to the parents. i would like to see the parents of those kids that killed that us, anyoneur else, i do not care. where were you at when th
of education, health, science, technology improved the lives of our peoples, our close security cooperation helps keep your citizens and ours safe from terrorism. your military and police help train other security forces from the palestinian authority to yemen, and i'm especially grateful to his majesty who, like his father, memoriallized by the mosque i saw when i arrived, is a force for peace, in word and in deed, invested deeply and personally in strengthening the ties between our countries and that's why you were the first arab leader i welcomed to the oval office when i first became president and the work that we've done on a broad range of challenges and i've come to jordan for strong foundation and deepen what is already strong cooperation. his majesty mentioned it's a chance for me to hear about necessary political reforms and i want to congratulate the people on a positive step toward a transparent, and inclusive political process. i appreciated hearing his majesty's plans for a parliamentary government that responds to the aspirations of the jordanian people and welcome his commit
customer. >> that's the absolutely right thing to do. a lack of education is terrible and doesn't bode well for a great financial future. >> alisyn: by the time they're ten years old. it's time to talk about interest, loan, time horizon and inflation, and taxes. what is that? >> now we're getting the bigger words here, alisyn. interest, the money that you paid for them. anybody lending you money, the loan when you borrow money for things like a car and teenagers may need a loan if they're getting close to those times and inflation, just that things get more costly over time and you have to, obviously, account for that in taxes and we're all familiar with those. >> alisyn: so you're explaining all this have to your ten-year-old, even if it's not applicable to their life yet. you're telling them what's on the horizon. >> exactly. >> alisyn: let's talk about 15 years old and this is where i think things get serious and you have the baby-sitting money and you have some stuff that you want to buy. so, you say investing, allocation asset. diversification, stock funds. >> i'm so happy we're doing
in jobs, education, housing and get this economy back on track. we don'tg to make sure go into this or don't continue with the state of perpetual war. host: let's talk about the budget issues. president obama on the hill last democrats g to house from bloomberg's reporting he all of you to agree to entitlement changes to medicare saying it iscurity better to make the changes when office rather n than a republican. what was your reaction? guest: first, no benefit cuts. the bottom line for myself. no cuts in social security, medicare.nd they are benefits that one works for all of their lives or either disabled or can't work for whatever reason. so, we owe this to the american people. when you talk about reform and medicare and medicaid, social medicare for example, we could allow for more for prescription drugs. that would achieve cost savings. achieve many ways to savings without cutting benefits. the formulas that would cut i do not support. host: what about raising 65igibility for medicare from -- guest: no, i do not support that. when you look at many people in sectors and industrial s
their dreams of being lawyers and finish their college education. i got a series of text messages from them to promote a campaign to organize that we supported, very much focused on bringing attention to special needs of women in conflict. we take this seriously globally. we have also brought in a rape kits and counselors. it is important after a sexual assault to get treatment. we are working with partners to provide special counseling for the many children who are affected by this who are traumatized now. ofs has impact for the rest your life to go through this. many children are being caught in the crossfire. it is brutal. my colleague might want to say something about the particular plight of women in refugee camps. >> we are working with groups in jordan and turkey to ensure that aid is provided to women and corals -- and girls who have suffered and fled syria. we have heard very credible reports that one of the things they are fleeing from israel. in the refugee camp, we are giving fund in refunding -- funding. >> there was an article which appeared in the national review recently. si
capital or infrastructure or investing in education, and those which do not, which endanger our future by adding to the national debt. and this war deficit was of the second type. amthird point that i passionate about, although it is difficult for many people to be passionate about accounting, but i am passionate about the lack of war accounting. one of the purposes of our book and the several book chapters that we have written since then is to argue that bad accounting matters. the u.s. owes nearly a trillion dollars in what business would call deferred compensation to the men and women who fought the war, but this liability does not appear anywhere on the national balance sheet. we did not account for the value of the 6658 lives lost in iraq and afghanistan. that is just the troops, not civilians, not contractors, except for small amount of life insurance money. even though civilian government agencies estimate the value of life at $7.20 million, so osha or epa would account for it at $7.20 million. we have accrued trillion of dollars and more debt, but we don't keep track of it. in
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